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The Valesman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.
Produire plus avec moins en pratique: le maïs, le riz, le blé: Guide pour une production céréalière durable
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
On trouvera dans le présent guide une application concrète du modèle Produire plus avec moins de la FAO pour une intensification durable de la production des cultures fondamentales en matière de sécurité alimentaire, à savoir le maïs, le riz et le blé.
Ahorrar para crecer en la práctica: maíz, arroz, trigo: Guía para la producción sostenible de cereales
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo.
La situation mondiale des pêches t de l'aquaculture 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
L’édition 2014 de La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture propose une analyse de plusieurs thèmes importants, notamment le rôle de l’aquaculture dans l’amélioration de la nutrition et la question de la réduction des pratiques préjudiciables et des mauvaises pratiques de gestion qui menacent la durabilité du secteur de la pêche.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
State of Food and Agriculture: 2014: Innovation in Family Farming
Price: Free! Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Strategies to support innovation must recognize the diversity among family farms and focus on increasing yields, preserving natural resources and raising rural incomes. This requires an innovation system that facilitates and coordinates the activities of all stakeholders involved in agricultural innovation.
Oak Tree Farm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Red Meats - Terminology, Beef Introduction, Inspection of Carcass, Cuts, Roasts, Steaks, Fat, Pork and Loin Roasts, Cured, Smoked, Sausage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,600. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Professional, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
What is the major muscle of a rib eye steak? What is the landmark for separation of the forequarter from the hindquarter? What is the "packinghouse" term for the diaphragm?
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Molluscs and Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Molluscs and Me is a true story of determination and entrepreneurship about setting up and running an edible snail farm in East Kent. Recipes and information about snail farming and snail cooking through history and around the world are sandwiched between the chapters. This book is for you if you are fed up with the rat race or dreaming of a new way of life.
Conscious Gardening: Practical and Metaphysical Expert Advice to Grow Your Garden Organically
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: Australian English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Conscious Gardening is a remarkable guide for the aware gardener to enter the place where the gardener’s relationship with Nature transcends gardening. This book covers all the natural, physical aspects of organic gardening. It even addresses the gardener...on being conscious, attitude, the love connection, cause and effect, wholeness, and more.
Duck Egg Production for Beginners: A practical guide for producing duck eggs for the hobby farmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
"Duck Egg Production for Beginners: A practical guide for producing duck eggs for the hobby farmer" is written for the person who has an interest in raising ducks for duck egg production but knows little or nothing about the topic. A highly unique feature, found in virtually no other book, are the instructions for legally selling excess duck eggs to farmer’s markets, retail stores, and more
21st Century Complete Guide to Biogas and Methane: Agricultural Recovery, Manure Digesters, AgSTAR, Landfill Methane, Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Global Methane Initiative
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
This unique ebook compilation, formatted for flowing-text reading, provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of biogas, methane, farm recovery processes, manure digesters and processing, the AgSTAR program, landfill methane gas, and the Global Methane Initiative.
The Virgin Pig Keeper - A Pair of Pigs in the Garden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011 by Whittet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming
Rearing your own pigs in the garden has so many plus points. The result of your efforts is succulent pork and real bacon and sausages of an unbelievable excellence. In this rearing process you also have the benefit of alert, continually fascinating and socially lively companions, renowned for reducing stress. Unlike most textbooks, this book not only tells you what to do but how.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
The Stand at Klamath Falls
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Alpha Connections. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
How rural western farmers stood up against entrenched environmentalists and agencies of the federal government over water rights issues…and prevailed.
Stronger than Dirt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream